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The year was 1970. Bell-bottoms were in, hippies were still going strong and Elton John was making his extraordinary mark on the world of music. The era of peace and love seemed like it would never end. For some, at least. For others, particularly African Americans in the south, the fight for equality was still …

Photos by Emily Blalock / MTSU Sidelines College of Media and Entertainment Dean Ken Paulson hosted a combination of presentation and performance, titled “Shut Up and Dance,” for the attendees of the Southeast Journalism Conference in the Student Union Building on Saturday. The Southeast Journalism Conference is a yearly gathering of student journalists from about …

Photos and story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer MTSU students, faculty and guest speakers discussed the university’s 2019 Black History Month theme, the “Black Migration,” in a passionate, roundtable-style discussion on Tuesday. Students joined panelists Derek Greenfield, Francis Henderson, Claudell Huges, Yvana McDonald and Breia McCray, as well as moderator Curtis Johnson Tuesday night …

Photos by Benjamin Henkle / MTSU Sidelines , Enrique Geronimo / MTSU Sidelines and Christina Higgins / MTSU Sidelines Story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer and Christina Higgins/ Contributing Writer As the fourth annual MTSU Hack-MT came to a grand finale on Sunday, the sleep-deprived inventors took pride in their accomplishments. The event began on Friday …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / MTSU Sidelines Rick Insell became MTSU’s all-time winningest basketball coach Saturday evening after the Blue Raiders’ 61-46 win over North Texas at Murphy Center, passing former men’s head coach Kermit Davis. The win is another in a long line of signature wins and notable benchmarks reached over the decade and a half …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr Last week, a controversial report from BuzzFeed News sparked and renewed talks of impeachment for sitting President Donald Trump. The report alleged that Trump had instructed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress regarding negotiations to build a tower in Moscow. The article attributed knowledge of …